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Posted: December 23, 2012 in News

Silver Lining

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“Israeli” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Friday that he doesn’t care about what the United Nations says regarding the Zionist entity’s plans Tel Aviv’s plan to build more settler units.

In an interview with “Israeli” Channel 2 on Friday to be aired on Saturday, Netanyahu claimed “al-Quds is “Israel’s” capital and it was not an occupied territory.”

“We live in the Jewish State,” he said, and claimed that “al-Quds “Jerusalem” is the capital of the Jewish people and the Western Wall is not an occupied territory”

He further confirmed: “I could care less what the UN says. Will the Jewish State not be built on “Israeli” territory?”

On the scheduled “Israeli” elections, Netanyahu stated: “On election day, “Israeli” citizens will send a message, not only domestically but also to the international community.”

“Do you know who will be paying attention to the election results?,” Netanyahu added, “[Iranian President Mahmoud]…

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Posted: December 23, 2012 in News

Dandelion Salad

Dandelion Salad

TheRealNews·Dec 22, 2012

UNICEF report indicates vast majority of Gaza’s children are struggling to cope with war trauma and PTSD. This is the first of a two part series on the psychological toll the war and siege has taken on Gaza’s most vulnerable population. TRNN explores the Oum el Qurra school in the Tar el Hawa neighborhood in Gaza city where many of the students were still being pulled out of class for counseling one month after Israel’s eight day assault.

Mental health workers, psychologists and therapists are overwhelmed by lack of resources. The second part will explore what methods are being used to treat, rehabilitate and recover children and adults from war trauma.

Ahmed Deeb and Nosier Abdullah contributed to this report.

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The Extinction Protocol

December 22, 2012CHILEIncreased activity at a volcano on the border of Chile and Argentina has authorities in both countries on alert. The Copahue volcano in Argentina’s Neuquen province and Chile’s Biobio region began spewing ash and gas early on Saturday, but officials say it’s still in an early eruption stage. Chile’s Mining Minister Hernan de Solminihac says the volcano’s smoke plume led Argentine emergency officials to issue a yellow alert and constantly monitor its activity in case of a full eruption. Flights expected to pass by the area around the volcano have been warned. Officials say there’s no need yet to evacuate people near the volcano, which is part of the Andes mountain chain. A volcano in southern Chile erupted last year, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights and the evacuation of more than 600 people. –News

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Posted: December 23, 2012 in News

Posted: December 23, 2012 in News

Posted: December 23, 2012 in News

Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

Saturday December 22, 2012 23:58 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies

The Palestinian Ministry Of Detainees reported that this year witnessed a sharp increase in Israeli violations against Palestinian children, and said that Israeli soldiers kidnapped this year 900 Palestinian children comparing to 700 kidnapped last year.

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The Ministry said that following the latest aggression on Gaza, and the upgrade of Palestine’s status at the UN, Israeli soldiers stepped-up their assaults, especially against Palestinian youths and children.

It said that %95 of the kidnapped children were attacked, beaten and abused during their arrest, and added that most of the children were kidnapped from their homes between the hours of 2 and 4 at dawn, and that the army violently broke into their homes by smashing through the doors, and caused damage to the furniture and property during violent searches.

The children were cuffed and blindfolded…

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